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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunset, Coastal Commission to honor 'heroes'

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of California Coastal Cleanup Day, Menlo Park-based Sunset magazine and the California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man pleads no contest in death of EPA toddler

A 34-year-old man pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Wednesday to illegally storing a firearm a 12-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Another mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Taking the Frenzy Out of College Admissions; Paly Event

The Paly PTSA is honored to host renowned college admissions expert Lloyd Thacker, a college admissions officer and college...

Original post made by Maureen Simons on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 30, 2010 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area calm following tsunami warning

Most of the Bay Area was not directly affected today by a deadly tsunami that hit Japan Thursday night, despite concerns...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by D. Allen, on Mar 14, 2011 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 1680 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Watergate, the sequel

Four Republican "plumbers" are caught trying to bug a US Senator's office. One of them is the son of a US Attorney. Another...

Original post made by Haldeman on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gregory, on Jan 28, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 22 comments | 1680 Views

SPORTS

CCS water polo up next after six local teams win playoff titles

While more difficult opponents already have been faced during regular-season tournaments, 10 local water polo squads nonetheless...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Polo Guy, on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 1680 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Child killed by car backing out of driveway

In what appears to be a family tragedy, a 14-month-old child was killed by a vehicle backing out of the driveway of an East...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Doris, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:48 pm | 7 comments | 1680 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA uses zeppelin to scan Bay Area atmosphere

NASA launched its first airborne science mission aboard a zeppelin earlier this week when scientists took off from Moffett...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alma Plaza torn down

Alma Plaza is being demolished this week. Good riddance. But according to the Daily Post (which had a story and pictures...

Original post made by Sharpman on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford article about Palo Alto's anti-cell phone NIMBYs

Stanford article about NIMBYs blocking new cell phone towers in Palo Alto: http://www.penipress.com/2011/02/15/silicon-valley-cities-asked-to-speed-up-antenna-approvals/...

Original post made by cell phone owner on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by EJ, on Feb 28, 2011 at 8:07 am | 6 comments | 1680 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ad Libs -- Visual art in Palo Alto: I'm still here

Weren't there a lot more places in Palo Alto to see visual art when I started this job in '05? Read Ad Libs, Rebecca Wallace's...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Feb. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1679 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to replace Newell Road Bridge moves forward

Palo Alto officials threw their support behind a proposal to replace the narrow Newell Road Bridge -- a project that they...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 18, 2011 at 11:39 am | 28 comments | 1679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our high schools are getting too big? Maybe not...

Interesting NYT article on Brockton (MA) high - a turnaround and now a success story with 4100 students. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/28/education/28school.html?_r=1&hp "A...

Original post made by Me Too on Sep. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thoughts on Ohlone?

For parents with children who have attended Ohlone Elementary School- Do you think it would be worth pulling a child out...

Original post made by 5thGraderParent on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by 5thGraderParent, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 1679 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dramatic final arguments in Alvarez trial

The death of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May comes down to bad choices made by both the officer and defendant Alberto...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 24 comments | 1679 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests up over Thanksgiving weekend

The number of Bay Area drivers the California Highway Patrol arrested for being under the influence during the Thanksgiving...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by MADD, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 6 comments | 1679 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alvarez's mother testifies: He was a good son

The mother of the man convicted of murdering East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May told jurors during the penalty phase...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Seriously, on Dec 14, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 24 comments | 1679 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I like Obama's proposal to standardize No Child Left Behind

I just heard ABC news "top of the hour" report: Supposedly Obama is proposing "tough national testing standards" for schools...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:11 am | 3 comments | 1679 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HP gets contract to speed immigration checks

A $41.6 million contract to help speed up immigration-status checks has been awarded to HP Enterprise Services, the Palo...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on May 25, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's bail request hinges on recordings

Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto man whom police said strangled Jennifer Schipsi and burned down the house the two of them shared...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Yikes, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:54 am | 17 comments | 1679 Views
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